The Follow-On Investment Forum and its importance

The Follow-on Investment Forum, presented by the Network Angel Organizations Ontario, was an event showcasing eight early-phase companies who pitched to a representative cross-section of leaders and influencers in Ontario's investment community. Photography

Published on: July 2nd, 2013 A. Traviss Corry

HOOPP invests in $213 million NYC tech fund

The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan has made a major investment in a New York-based tech fund.HOOPP is one of four new major investors in the recently closedCatalyst Investors III fund. The $213-million

Published on: August 22nd, 2012 Christine Wong

Hopper gets the carrot with $12 million funding round

A startup travel-search firm based in Montreal and Boston has raised $12 million in series C financing from OMERS Ventures, TechFinance.ca reports.Hopper hasn't launched its Web site yet but is currently working to

Published on: August 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Wave Accounting lands US$12 M in series B financing

Toronto startup Wave Accounting has landed a series B round of financing worth US$12 million, plus some impressive new backers that include a former Facebook vice-president. The funding comes from OMERS Ventures (the

Published on: May 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Big names put money into Waterloo’s new $30 million incubator

Some high-profile investors have already been lined up to put money into a new $30-million tech incubator in Waterloo, Ont.Research in Motion Ltd., OMERSVentures (the venture capital arm of theOntario civil servants' pension

Published on: April 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff